Navajo Technical University offers a certificate in Industrial Maintenance and Operations. An industrial maintenance mechanic is a person trained to repair and maintain commercial or industrial machinery in buildings, plants or factories. This program focuses on vibration analysis, electrical troubleshooting, drive system repair and hydraulic, pneumatic system troubleshooting and repair. They also troubleshoot and repair heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, electrical control systems and complete preventive maintenance of other types of machinery.
The program is designed to serve the needs of the community, state, and federal agencies and companies in order to meet the challenges of the 21st century. Upon completion of the program, the students may decide to work, or if they want to further their education, they can transfer their credits to any college of their choice. Graduates of this program should be able to seek gainful employment in companies such as paper mills, saw mills, and the utilities companies.
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Industrial Maintenance and Operations Requirements (30 Credits)
IMO-102 Industrial Maintenance II5
|General Education Requirements||Credits|
|ENG-105 Applied Technical Writing||3|
|MTH-115 Technical Mathematics II||3|
|NAV-XXX Diné Studies Course||3|
|CMP-101 Introduction to Computers||3|
|Industrial Maintenance Core Courses|
|ENGR-103 Introduction to Engineering||3|
|IMO-101 Industrial Maintenance I||5|
|CHEME-130 Introduction to Process Operations||2|
|IMO-102 Industrial Maintenance II||5|
|WLD-101 Welding Fundamentals||3|
|Total Required Credit Hours||30|
Harry S. Whiting II, PE, Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering
M.S., Industrial Engineering, Texas A&M University
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University
Dr. Gholam Ehteshami, Professor / Conditional of Mechanical Engineering / Department Chairperson for School of Engineering, Math, & Technology
Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, University of Arizona
M.S., Chemical Engineering, Minor: Mathematics / Statistics, Oregon State University
B.S., PetroChemical Engineering, Abadan Institute of Technology, Iran